Hide the thermostat! Box it up: There are a million possibilities for custom-made shelves or boxes that can hide in-wall monstrosities. Check out this DIY hinged mirror on unpluggd (image 5) or simply find a shelf that will do the trick—like this table over a radiator in Maxime's apartment (image 6). Wall mounted cabinets are another possibility or a shadow box.
Tips for Camouflaging Thermostats, Radiators & Air Conditioners